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Men’s hockey wins against Merrimack

Men’s hockey wins against Merrimack

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The UVM men’s ice hockey team has broken their five game losing streak. In an effort to rally against Mental Health, the Catamounts faced off and defeated Merrimack, 5-1 Jan. 25. Vermont had a 8-13-1 record in Hockey East prior to this game, according to UVM athletics. The Catamounts hit the...

Men’s basketball loses six game winning streak at home

Men’s basketball loses six game winning streak at home

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

In front of an electrified Patrick Gym, the men’s basketball team played for their seventh straight win Wednesday night. The UVM men’s basketball team lost 74-61 against the University of Maryland Baltimore County Jan. 23. This game was a rematch from the March 2018 conference title game wher...

Swimming & diving celebrates grads

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

UVM women’s swimming and diving team hosted the University of Rhode Island Jan. 19 for their last home meet. Each senior was congratulated by Athletic Director Jeff Schulman. They were also presented with a bouquet from head coach Gerry Cournoyer and posed for pictures. The meet began short...

Men’s soccer player was drafted in Major League Soccer

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

Men’s soccer forward Geo Alves, a senior, was drafted in the third round of the 2019 Major League Soccer SuperDraft Jan. 14 by D.C. United, according to UVM athletics. Alves now joins a small group of 14 other athletes who have gone on to sign professional contracts during or after their time at U...

Beginning ski season dispels the winter month blues

Beginning ski season dispels the winter month blues

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

Winters in Vermont can be rough, with daily temperatures fluctuating between cold and colder. One of the best ways to deal with the winter blues is find a way to make the season more fun. There are plenty of options to choose from, including  ice hockey, bobsledding, ice skating and even competitive i...

New recruits prepare to hit the field

New recruits prepare to hit the field

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

The men’s lacrosse team ended 2018 with a successful 12-4 record, said Chris Fiefs, men’s lacrosse head coach. The 2019 team is preparing for their spring season with new recruits and intentions of reaching the America East Championship, according to UVM athletics. Last year, the Catamount...

Women’s hockey plays to fight cancer

Women’s hockey plays to fight cancer

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The UVM women’s ice hockey team played a double header against the University of New Hampshire winning 1-0 Nov. 2 and tying 2-2 Nov. 3. Head coach Jim Plumer said that he anticipated UNH would show up looking for revenge Nov. 3. “Whenever you beat a team and play them again the next day, t...

St. Michael’s players kneel in protest

St. Michael’s players kneel in protest

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Protests for racial equality were present at UVM Nov. 4, but this time at Patrick Gymnasium. Seven players on the St. Michael’s College men’s basketball team kneeled during the National Anthem in support of Black Lives Matter. This is one year after they were booed for kneeling during the Nationa...

Multipurpose center resolution reached

Multipurpose center resolution reached

Stephan Toljan, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

             The resolution to fund the construction of a new multipurpose center was unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees Oct. 26.             The Board discussed numerous issues, including a resolution that outlines the financing for the multipurpose center project.   ...

Transfer influences men’s soccer

Transfer influences men’s soccer

Ashley Miller, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Men’s soccer forward Justin Frietas, a senior, has been a powerful presence on the field during his time playing for UVM. A force on and off the pitch, Frietas coaches and referees young players in the Burlington community, he said. “It’s always great to see these little kids come up and s...

Men’s rugby to play for national championship title

Men’s rugby to play for national championship title

Stephan Toljan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

If you have ever witnessed a student in Harris-Millis dining pour copious amounts of salt into his blue Powerade, it is most likely a rugby player. Off-field strategies like this have helped drive the UVM men’s club rugby team to its  No. 1 rank in the New England Wide Collegiate Rugby Conferenc...

Men’s hockey loses first home game

Men’s hockey loses first home game

Regan Sebolt, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

UVM men’s hockey lost their first home game of the season Oct. 11 against Laurentian University 4-1. An empty net goal deep in the third period put the game away. UVM offense started the first period winning a majority of the faceoffs, having good possession of the puck and getting 26 total ...

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